What we stand for...

Our Events

UEW Scholars Win VREF Grant to Train Emerging Scholars in Africa

A five-member team of researchers from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has won a grant award of €18,000.00 from Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) to roll out, for the second time, a course on "The State-of-the-Art in Scientific Writing and Publication" at the UEW.


GhanaWeb Special: Meet Sylvia Peprah, the Deafblind Graduate from the UEW

Sylvia Abena Peprah’s story as the first of her kind to attain high academic heights drew this Correspondent close to her to unearth the secrets behind her success.

The 34-year-old deafblind young woman from Breman-Asikuma in the Central Region lived her life as a normal child until age seven when a strange illness led to her admission at the Korle-Bu teaching hospital. Upon recovery however, the young girl lost her hearing and visual ability and her speech to a large extent.


UEW Ranked 2nd Best Communications and Public Relations University in Ghana

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) is Ghana's second-best communications and public relations university, according to EduRank, an independent metric-based rating organisation, in their 2023 ranking.

The university was pipped to the top spot by the University of Ghana, Legon. Additionally, UEW placed 20th in Africa and 717th in the world. Check   https://edurank.org/liberal-arts/communications/af/


H. E. Akufo-Addo Charges UEW to Continue Producing Resourceful Graduates

The President of Ghana, His Excellency (H. E.) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has charged the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) to continue producing graduates who are ready to take on opportunities and prospects for higher achievements.

He said that doing this through innovation and creativity in today’s science-technology-led and knowledge-driven global economy would help generate prosperity for the masses.


UEW Council Chairman Pledges Support to New Chancellor

The Chairman of the Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Nana Ofori Ansah I, has assured the new Chancellor of the University, Neenyi Ghartey VII, of the Council’s support towards the strive for the growth of UEW.

He stated that the Council will provide the Chancellor with the necessary support so that they may collaborate to accomplish the shared objective of the university. 



UEW Inducts Neenyi Ghartey VII into Office as 2nd Chancellor

Neenyi Ghartey VII, the Paramount Chief of the Effutu Traditional Council, has been invested and inducted into office as the second Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW).

The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, was the special guest of honour at the event, which took place on 21st April, 2023, at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre, North Campus, UEW.

Neenyi Ghartey VII succeeds Alhaji Asoma Abu Banda, who served in that capacity from 2010 to 2015.    



Republic Bank Explores Partnership Opportunities at UEW

The Management of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has received a 17-member high-powered delegation from the Republic Bank PLC to discuss potential collaboration options.

The meeting, which took place at the Council Chamber, North Campus, UEW, attracted Directors of Republic Bank PLC, who were on campus to fortify relations between the two organisations and to explore possibilities in several areas, including infrastructure development, the provision of specialised training for industry-related personnel, and many others.


Colleges of Education Teachers Excel in Licensure Exam — Study by a Team of Researchers from UEW

Trained teachers from the colleges of education performed better than those from the universities in the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) so far conducted, a research has revealed.

According to the study conducted by a team of six researchers from the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) from 2021 to 2022, the pass rate of those from the colleges was 79 per cent, while that for those from the universities was 71 per cent.


UEW Holds Matriculation for 2022/2023 Academic Year Fresh CODeL Students

The University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has held a matriculation ceremony for fresh students at its College for Distance Education and e-Learning (CODeL) for the 2022/2023 academic year.

The ceremony, which took place at the Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre on Wednesday, 5th April, 2023, is a statutory requirement to grant fresh students membership in the university once they have met the academic standards for admission and sworn the matriculation oath.


Prof. Victor Antwi Appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor of UEW

The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) has appointed Prof. Victor Antwi as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the university for the next two years.

This follows Prof. Antwi's winning of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor election held on Friday, 17th March, 2023, at the Winneba and Ajumako campuses of the university. Prof. Antwi polled 461 votes, representing 88.31%, to beat his only contender, Prof. Victus B. Samlafo, who garnered 61 votes, representing 11.69%.


Patron (s)

Viscount Buernortey Buer


P. O. Box 25
University of Education, Winneba